Fighter jet crashes in Syria near Turkish border

Ankara, Nov 24 (IANS) An unidentified fighter jet on Monday crashed in Syria near the Turkish border, media reports said.

The fighter jet crashed into tents in Latakia’s Yamadi village near the Syrian border where Turkmens are currently staying, state-run Hurriyet Daily quoted CNN Turk as saying.

Two pilots were seen landing with the aid of parachutes, witnesses said.

It is not yet clear whether the jet crashed on its own or it was shot down.

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